Captain Benjamin Brewster1

M, b. 17 November 1633, d. 14 September 1710
FatherJonathan Brewster2,3,4,5,6,7,8 b. 12 Aug 1593, d. 7 Aug 1659
MotherLucretia Oldham4,5,6,7,8 b. circa 1600, d. 4 Mar 1679
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
BirthCaptain Benjamin Brewster was born on 17 November 1633 at Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, (date from the Brewster Book).5,9,8
Birth*He was born on 17 November 1633 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, (in the part of Plymouth that is now Duxbury).10,11
MarriageHe married Ann Addis, daughter of William Addis, in February 1659.12,13,14
Marriage*Captain Benjamin Brewster married Ann Addis, daughter of William Addis, in February 1659/60 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, "on the last day of Feb. 1659/60" (Brewster Book).3,15,16,17
Death*Captain Benjamin Brewster died on 14 September 1710 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, at age 76.18,1,19,16,20,21,22
Burial*He was buried at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.22,1,23,16,21
Grave*The gravestone at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut, reads:
     HERE LIS
     THE BODY O
     F CAPT BENEM
     AN BRUSTER
     WHO DIED
     SEPT THE 14TH 17
     10 AGE 77
This was a small round stone flat on ground next to his wife's.22,21
Grave The Brewster memorial at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut. It is a monument to Jonathan and Lucretia (Oldham) Brewster. In the front are the gravestones of their grandson, Jonathan Brewster and his parents, Captain Benjamin and Ann (Addis) Brewster.24

Family

Ann Addis b. circa 1628, d. 9 May 1709
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] Charles E. Hale, "Headstones", page 224 Brewster Cemetery, Preson, Conn.
  2. [S162] Miss F. M. Caulkins, History of Norwich, page 115.
  3. [S169] The Hartford Times, B-4738--(1) EESA Jan 10, 1953.
  4. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86.
  5. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 74.
  6. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 18.
  7. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 117.
  8. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 113.
  9. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 14, 18.
  10. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:7.
  11. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86 says 1633.
  12. [S364] Unknown compiler, Vital Records of Norwich, page 21 (page 23 in First Book of Records-Norwich).
  13. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 117 says m Ann Darte.
  14. [S162] Miss F. M. Caulkins, History of Norwich, page 115 says 1659.
  15. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:77; Norwich VR, 21.
  16. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 37.
  17. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 283.
  18. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86 says 1710.
  19. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:8.
  20. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 284.
  21. [S1367] Preston Historical Society, Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, Brewster #13 page 3.
  22. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002; gravestone of Capt Beneman Bruster, died 14 Sep 1710, age 77.
  23. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78.
  24. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002.
  25. [S169] The Hartford Times, B-3647 (3).
  26. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 79.
  27. [S969] Katharine Richardson Greeley, "The Brewster Family", page 123.
  28. [S161] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Mary E Perkins, Old Families, page 5.
  29. [S168] Family History: 217 Genealogy Books, Savage CD217 volume 1, page 18.
  30. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, Page 38.
  31. [S1424] Reuben H Walworth, Hyde Genealogy, page 37.
  32. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 285.

Ann Addis1,2,3,4,5

F, b. circa 1628, d. 9 May 1709
FatherWilliam Addis6,1,2,7,8,4,5
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Ann Addis was born circa 1628 (date based on baptism).
BaptismShe was baptized on 17 March 1628 at Frampton on Severne, Gloucestershire, England.9
MarriageShe married first, Ambrose Darte on 24 June 1652 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.6,2,5
MarriageOther sources show Ann Addis married Ambrose Darte "24th—4th month 1653" (24 June 1653) at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1,7,4
Widowed*Ann Addis was widowed by the death of her husband, Ambrose Darte.7,4
MarriageAnn Addis married second, Captain Benjamin Brewster, son of Jonathan Brewster and Lucretia Oldham, in February 1659.10,11,12
Marriage*Ann Addis married second, Captain Benjamin Brewster, son of Jonathan Brewster and Lucretia Oldham, in February 1659/60 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, "on the last day of Feb. 1659/60" (Brewster Book).2,3,8,4
DeathAnn Addis died on 9 May 1708 or 9 May 1709 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.13
DeathAnother source says she died on 2 May 1709.14
Death*Another source says she died on 9 May 1709 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut.8,15,16
Burial*She was buried at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.15,14,7,16
Grave*The gravestone at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut, reads:
     HEAR IS
     THE BODY
     OF MRS AN B
     RUSTER WH
     O DIED MAY
     The 9 1709
This was a small round stone lying next to her husband's.15,16
Grave The Brewster memorial at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut. It is a monument to Jonathan and Lucretia (Oldham) Brewster. In the front are the gravestones of their grandson, Jonathan Brewster and his parents, Captain Benjamin and Ann (Addis) Brewster.17

Family 1

Ambrose Darte d. before Feb 1659/60
Child
  • William Darte7,4 b. 1 Jan 1654/55

Family 2

Captain Benjamin Brewster b. 17 Nov 1633, d. 14 Sep 1710
Children
  • Mary Brewster10,18,8,19 b. 10 Dec 1660
  • Ann Brewster10,18,8,19 b. 29 Sep 1662
  • Jonathan Brewster20,10,18,8,19 b. Nov 1664, d. 20 Nov 1704
  • Captain Daniel Brewster+10,18,8,19 b. 1 Mar 1667, d. 7 May 1735
  • William Brewster10,18,8,19 b. 22 Mar 1669, d. 11 Aug 1728
  • Ruth Brewster21,10,18,22,19 b. 16 Sep 1671, d. 22 Aug 1734
  • Benjamin Brewster Junior10,18,22,19 b. 25 Dec 1673, d. between 14 Jan 1755 and 6 Feb 1755
  • Elizabeth Brewster10,18,22,23 b. 23 Jun 1676, d. 9 Mar 1744

Citations

  1. [S168] Family History: 217 Genealogy Books, Savage CD217 volume 1, page 18.
  2. [S169] The Hartford Times, B-4738--(1) EESA Jan 10, 1953.
  3. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:77; Norwich VR, 21.
  4. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 283.
  5. [S1374] Henry Whittemore, Genealogical Guilde to the Early Settlers, cites Savage's Genealogical Dictionary v1, p18.
  6. [S94] Charles H Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, page 72a.
  7. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78.
  8. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 37.
  9. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref The American Genealogist 57:183.
  10. [S364] Unknown compiler, Vital Records of Norwich, page 21 (page 23 in First Book of Records-Norwich).
  11. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 117 says m Ann Darte.
  12. [S162] Miss F. M. Caulkins, History of Norwich, page 115 says 1659.
  13. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 78 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:73, 195.
  14. [S366] Charles E. Hale, "Headstones", page 224 Brewster Cemetery, Preson, Conn.
  15. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002; gravestone of Mrs An Bruster, died 9 May 1709.
  16. [S1367] Preston Historical Society, Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, Brewster #13 page 3.
  17. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002.
  18. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 79.
  19. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 284.
  20. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86.
  21. [S161] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Mary E Perkins, Old Families, page 5.
  22. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, Page 38.
  23. [S975] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 2", page 285.

Jonathan Brewster1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

M, b. 12 August 1593, d. 7 August 1659
FatherElder William Brewster2,3,4,11,5,12,13,14 b. circa 1566, d. 16 Apr 1643
MotherMary (--------)2,3,12,8,13,14 b. circa 1568, d. 17 Apr 1627
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Jonathan Brewster was born on 12 August 1593 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England, (Brewster Book).2,15,4,16,17,18,19,8,13,14
Marriage*He married first, (-----) (--------).20
Widowed*Jonathan Brewster was widowed at age 25 by the death of his wife, (-----) in May 1619.21
Marriage*Jonathan Brewster married second, Lucretia Oldham, daughter of William Oldham and Philippa Sowter, on 10 April 1624 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2,3,4,22,23,21,24,25,26,10
Death*Jonathan Brewster died on 7 August 1659 at New London, New London County, Connecticut, at age 65.2,27,28,29,30,31,32,33
DeathAnother source says he died in 1661.5
Burial*He was buried at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.5,6,21,34,26,35,36
Grave* A monument at Brewster's Neck Cemetery reads
on the south side:
On
This spot
Indicated by
broken fragments,
this Monument
is erected
by descendants of
the deceased
A.D. 1855
on the east side:
In Memory of
Mr. Jonathan Brewster
eldest son of
Elder Wm. Brewster.
Born in England.
Came to Plymoth
in 1621 & to New London
in 1648-9.
removed to this,
Brewster's Neck
in 1650.
History speaks of his acts.
Decesased AD.
1661.
on the west side:
In Memory of
Mrs Lucretia Brewster
one of the
Mayflower Company
in 1620.
A noble speciman of
an Enlightened Heroic
Christian Gentlewoman
deceased near the year
1671
B. N Green
(there is a 17th century Colonial Dames placque below the inscription).36,35
Grave*The gravestone at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut, reads:
At the foot of the south side of the monument is a flat round stone that reads:
     Mr
     Jonathan
     Brewfter.37
Grave The Brewster memorial at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut. It is a monument to Jonathan and Lucretia (Oldham) Brewster. In the front are the gravestones of their grandson, Jonathan Brewster and his parents, Captain Benjamin and Ann (Addis) Brewster.36

Family 1

(-----) (--------) d. May 1619
Child
  • Child Brewster20 d. 27 Nov 1610

Family 2

Lucretia Oldham b. circa 1600, d. 4 Mar 1679
Children

Citations

  1. [S162] Miss F. M. Caulkins, History of Norwich, page 115.
  2. [S177] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Amy Crehore Falcon, Crehore and Kin, page 184.
  3. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86, 568.
  4. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  5. [S366] Charles E. Hale, "Headstones", page 224 Brewster Cemetery, Preson, Conn.
  6. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72.
  7. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 6, 11.
  8. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 116.
  9. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 111, 112.
  10. [S1112] John G. Hunt, "Notes Brewster-Oldham", page 242 cites Mayflower Descendant, vol 1, p. 8.
  11. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35.
  12. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 6.
  13. [S563] Jeremy D Bangs, "Leiden Documents 1", page 161.
  14. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 111.
  15. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568 says 1593.
  16. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35 (shows 1593).
  17. [S366] Charles E. Hale, "Headstones", page 224 Brewster Cemetery, Preson, Conn says England.
  18. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:7.
  19. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 6 ref Brewster Book and Plymouth Colony Rec xii, 116.
  20. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 11, 12.
  21. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 11.
  22. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35 (shows 1624 Plymouth).
  23. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:8.
  24. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 117.
  25. [S563] Jeremy D Bangs, "Leiden Documents 1", page 161 says 1624 in Plymouth.
  26. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112.
  27. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568 says 1659.
  28. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox (shows Aug 1659).
  29. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35 (shows 1659 CT).
  30. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:72; Mayflower Quarterly 34:45-46; page 73 says New London 1659.
  31. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 11 says Connecticut.
  32. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 116 says Connecticut.
  33. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112 says died in Connecticut 7 Aug 1659.
  34. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 116, 117.
  35. [S1367] Preston Historical Society, Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, Brewster #13 page 2.
  36. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002.
  37. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002; Mr Jonathan Brewster.
  38. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 14.
  39. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 74.
  40. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 16.
  41. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, Page 17.
  42. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 113.
  43. [S169] The Hartford Times, B-4738--(1) EESA Jan 10, 1953.
  44. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86.
  45. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 18.
  46. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568.
  47. [S212] Lillian Lathrop Bennett, "Ahnentafel Lillian Bennett", page 20.
  48. [S2089] Peter Charles Witherell and Edwin Ralph Witherell, History and Genealogy Of The Witherell Family, page 112.
  49. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 19.

Lucretia Oldham1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, b. circa 1600, d. 4 March 1679
FatherWilliam Oldham5,9
MotherPhilippa Sowter5
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Lucretia Oldham was born circa 1600 at England (date based on baptism).3,4
BaptismShe was baptized on 14 January 1600 at Parish of All Saints, Diocese of Derby, County of Derby, England, by Edward Bennett, Minister.10,9
Marriage*She married Jonathan Brewster, son of Elder William Brewster and Mary (--------), on 10 April 1624 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2,3,11,12,6,7,13,14,8
DeathLucretia Oldham died in 1678/79 in Connecticut.4,15
DeathAnother source says she died on 4 March 1679 at New London, New London County, Connecticut.1
Death*Another source says she died on 4 March 1679 at Norwich (now Preston), New London County, Connecticut.16
DeathAnother source says she died on 4 March 1678/79.6,7,14
Burial*She was buried at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.17,18
Grave* A monument at Brewster's Neck Cemetery reads
on the south side:
On
This spot
Indicated by
broken fragments,
this Monument
is erected
by descendants of
the deceased
A.D. 1855
on the east side:
In Memory of
Mr. Jonathan Brewster
eldest son of
Elder Wm. Brewster.
Born in England.
Came to Plymoth
in 1621 & to New London
in 1648-9.
removed to this,
Brewster's Neck
in 1650.
History speaks of his acts.
Decesased AD.
1661.
on the west side:
In Memory of
Mrs Lucretia Brewster
one of the
Mayflower Company
in 1620.
A noble speciman of
an Enlightened Heroic
Christian Gentlewoman
deceased near the year
1671
B. N Green
(there is a 17th century Colonial Dames placque below the inscription).18,17
Grave The Brewster memorial at Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut. It is a monument to Jonathan and Lucretia (Oldham) Brewster. In the front are the gravestones of their grandson, Jonathan Brewster and his parents, Captain Benjamin and Ann (Addis) Brewster.18

Family

Jonathan Brewster b. 12 Aug 1593, d. 7 Aug 1659
Children
  • William Brewster19,7,20 b. 9 Mar 1625
  • Mary Brewster1,20,19,7,14 b. 16 Apr 1627, d. after 23 Mar 1699
  • Jonathan Brewster20,21,7,14 b. 17 Jul 1629
  • Ruth Brewster4,20,22,7,23 b. 3 Oct 1631, d. 1 May 1677
  • Captain Benjamin Brewster+24,20,25,7,23 b. 17 Nov 1633, d. 14 Sep 1710
  • Elizabeth Brewster15,20,7,23 b. 1 May 1637, d. Feb 1708
  • Grace Brewster3,7,20,26 b. 1 Nov 1639, d. 22 Apr 1684
  • Hannah Brewster20,27,7,23 b. 3 Nov 1641, d. after 25 Nov 1691

Citations

  1. [S177] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Amy Crehore Falcon, Crehore and Kin, page 184.
  2. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86, 568.
  3. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  4. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35.
  5. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72.
  6. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 11.
  7. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 117.
  8. [S1112] John G. Hunt, "Notes Brewster-Oldham", page 242 cites Mayflower Descendant, vol 1, p. 8.
  9. [S1112] John G. Hunt, "Notes Brewster-Oldham", page 242.
  10. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Quartely 34:45; New England Historical and Genealogical Register 111:242.
  11. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35 (shows 1624 Plymouth).
  12. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:8.
  13. [S563] Jeremy D Bangs, "Leiden Documents 1", page 161 says 1624 in Plymouth.
  14. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112.
  15. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568.
  16. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 72 ref Mayflower Descendant 1:168; NEHGR 53:112-13.
  17. [S1367] Preston Historical Society, Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston, Brewster #13 page 2.
  18. [S1269] Gravestone read by Patt Ricketts, Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, Connecticut, 8 Oct 2002.
  19. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 14.
  20. [S477] Barbara Lambert Merrick, "Jonathan Brewster and Family", page 74.
  21. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 16.
  22. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, Page 17.
  23. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 113.
  24. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86.
  25. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 18.
  26. [S2089] Peter Charles Witherell and Edwin Ralph Witherell, History and Genealogy Of The Witherell Family, page 112.
  27. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 19.

Elder William Brewster1,2,3,4

M, b. circa 1566, d. 16 April 1643
FatherWilliam Brewster5,6 b. 1535?, d. 1590
MotherMary Smythe5,6 b. circa 1536, d. after 1566
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
BirthElder William Brewster was born in 1560 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.7
BirthHe was born circa 1565.6
Birth*He was born the last half of 1566 or first half of 1567 probably at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.8,4
BirthHe was probably born at Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, and raised at Scrooby.9
BirthHe was born in 1566.10
BirthHe was born Jan 1566/7 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.11
BirthHe was born 1566/7 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.12,13
BirthHe was born in 1567 in England.14
BirthHe was born in 1590 at England.15
Marriage*He married Mary (--------).1,16,17
DeathElder William Brewster died in 1643 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.18
Death*He died on 16 April 1643 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.19
DeathHe died in 1644 at Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.7
DeathHe died on 10 April 1644 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, (from the Brewster Book).20,21,5,22,17,23
DeathHe died on 20 April 1644 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,24,6
Burial*He was buried at Plymouth Churchyard, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Family

Mary (--------) b. circa 1568, d. 17 Apr 1627
Children

Citations

  1. [S177] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Amy Crehore Falcon, Crehore and Kin, page 184.
  2. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86, 568, 767.
  3. [S752] Newman A Hall, "Isaac Allerton Children", page 15.
  4. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 109.
  5. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  6. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 251.
  7. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 767.
  8. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 3 ref N. E. Register, xviii, 18-20.
  9. [S1407] Caroline Lewis Kardell, "English Origins of the Pilgrims", page 284.
  10. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35 (shows 1566).
  11. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox; Jan 1566/7 at Scrooby.
  12. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568.
  13. [S177] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Amy Crehore Falcon, Crehore and Kin, page 184 1566/7 Scrooby, Eng.
  14. [S1151] Joseph G E Hopkins, Dictionary of American Biography, page 113.
  15. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86.
  16. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86, 568.
  17. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 110.
  18. [S214] Doris Hays Fenton, "Fenton Ahnentafel", page 35.
  19. [S871] George F. Willison, Saints and Strangers, page 13, 461.
  20. [S171] Meredith B Colket Jr., Founders of America, page 44.
  21. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568 says 1644.
  22. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page lxi.
  23. [S1151] Joseph G E Hopkins, Dictionary of American Biography, page 113 says died Plymouth 1644.
  24. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86 says 1644.
  25. [S366] Charles E. Hale, "Headstones", page 224 Brewster Cemetery, Preson, Conn.
  26. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 6.
  27. [S563] Jeremy D Bangs, "Leiden Documents 1", page 161.
  28. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 111.
  29. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 116.
  30. [S723] Fanklyn Howland, Genealogical History of Arthur, Henry and John Howland, page 38.
  31. [S1046] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins, "Thomas Prence" sketch.
  32. [S94] Charles H Pope, Pioneers of Massachusetts, page 16.
  33. [S357] Jeremy D Bangs, "Cost of A Cloak", page 109.
  34. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112.
  35. [S1281] Newman A Hall, "Joanna Swinnerton."
  36. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112 REF Historical Magazine, iv., 4.
  37. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 7.

Mary (--------)1,2,3

F, b. circa 1568, d. 17 April 1627
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Mary (--------) was born circa 1568 at England.1
Marriage*She married Elder William Brewster, son of William Brewster and Mary Smythe.1,4,5
Death*Mary (--------) died on 17 April 1627 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, (from the Brewster Book).6,5
DeathShe died on 27 April 1627 at Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1
Burial*She was probably buried at Plymouth Churchyard, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts.

Family

Elder William Brewster b. circa 1566, d. 16 Apr 1643
Children
  • Jonathan Brewster+1,4,7,8,2,9 b. 12 Aug 1593, d. 7 Aug 1659
  • Patience Brewster7,8,9 d. 1634
  • Fear Brewster7,8,10 b. circa 1605, d. 12 Dec 1634
  • Child Brewster7,8,11 d. 20 Jun 1609
  • Love Brewster7,8,10 b. 1612, d. 1650
  • Wrestling Brewster12,8,10 b. 1615, d. before 20 Aug 1647

Citations

  1. [S177] Kay VanLerberg extract from a book by Amy Crehore Falcon, Crehore and Kin, page 184.
  2. [S563] Jeremy D Bangs, "Leiden Documents 1", page 161.
  3. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 568.
  4. [S187] New London County Biographies, page 86, 568.
  5. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 110.
  6. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 5.
  7. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 6.
  8. [S507] Cuyler Reynolds, Hudson & Mohawk Valleys, page 116.
  9. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 111.
  10. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112.
  11. [S974] Lucy Hall Greenlaw, "Early Brewster part 1", page 112 REF Historical Magazine, iv., 4.
  12. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 7.

William Brewster1,2

M, b. 1535?, d. 1590
FatherWilliam Brewster3,2 d. before 11 Oct 1558
MotherMaude Man2
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*William Brewster was born in 1535?2
Marriage*He married first, Mary Smythe, daughter of Elder William Smythe and Agnes Simkinson, circa 1564.4,5
Marriage*William Brewster married second, Prudence Perkins.5
Death*William Brewster died in the summer of 1590 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.4,2,6

Family 1

Mary Smythe b. circa 1536, d. after 1566
Child

Family 2

Prudence Perkins
Children
  • Reverend James Brewster5 b. 1568?, d. 1613
  • Prudence Brewster
  • John Brewster5

Citations

  1. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  2. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 250.
  3. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 18 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  4. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 18 Ascendency of Florence Fox (1590 Scrooby, England).
  5. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 251.
  6. [S502] Emma C. Brewster Jones, Brewster Genealogy vol 1, page 4.

Mary Smythe1

F, b. circa 1536, d. after 1566
FatherElder William Smythe2 d. between 25 Jan 1559 and 2 May 1560
MotherAgnes Simkinson
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Mary Smythe was born circa 1536.
Marriage*She married first, John Simkinson.3,2
Widowed*Mary Smythe was widowed by the death of her husband, John Simkinson in December 1562.4
Marriage*Mary Smythe married second, William Brewster, son of William Brewster and Maude Man, circa 1564.5,1
Death*Mary Smythe probably died soon after 1566.1

Family 1

John Simkinson d. Dec 1562
Children
  • Thomas Simkinson4 b. 1555?, d. 1611
  • Dorothy Simkinson4 b. 1557?, d. after 1591

Family 2

William Brewster b. 1535?, d. 1590
Child

Citations

  1. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 251.
  2. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 251, 252.
  3. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 18 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  4. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 253.
  5. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 18 Ascendency of Florence Fox (1590 Scrooby, England).
  6. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 17 Ascendency of Florence Fox.

William Brewster1,2

M, d. before 11 October 1558
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Marriage*William Brewster married Maude Man, daughter of Mr. (-----) Man, circa 1534.2
Death*William Brewster probably died before 11 October 1558.

Family

Maude Man
Children

Citations

  1. [S209] "Fox Pioneer Families", page 18 Ascendency of Florence Fox.
  2. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 250.

Maude Man1

F
FatherMr. (-----) Man
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Birth*Maude Man was born.
Marriage*She married William Brewster circa 1534.1

Family

William Brewster d. before 11 Oct 1558
Children

Citations

  1. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 250.

Elder William Smythe

M, d. between 25 January 1559 and 2 May 1560
ChartsAncestors of Patt (VanLerberg) Ricketts
Marriage*Elder William Smythe married first, Catherine (--------) circa 1524.
Marriage*Elder William Smythe married second, Agnes Simkinson circa 1533.
Death*Elder William Smythe died between 25 January 1559 and 2 May 1560.
Burial*He was buried at the Church of our Lady of Hatfield, England.1

Family 1

Catherine (--------) b. circa 1504
Children
  • Thomas Smythe1 b. circa 1525
  • Jennet Smythe2 b. circa 1527
  • John Smythe1 b. circa 1529, d. after 8 Aug 1592
  • Agnes Smythe1 b. circa 1531, d. after 8 Aug 1592

Family 2

Agnes Simkinson
Children
  • Cuthbert Smythe1 b. circa 1534, d. before 2 Oct 1551
  • Mary Smythe+3 b. circa 1536, d. after 1566
  • Margaret Smythe1 b. circa 1538, d. after 8 Aug 1592
  • Sir Francis Smythe1 b. 1540?, d. 1604?
  • Richard Smythe1 b. circa 1542, d. before 8 Aug 1592

Citations

  1. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 252.
  2. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 252, 253.
  3. [S749] John G Hunt, "William Brewster's Mother", page 251, 252.